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Born on Tuesday August 12, 1755
Died on Tuesday August 12, 1755

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 12, 1755 at Delpher


Born on August 12

Died on August 12

Names that were popular for boys in 1755
  1. Jan
  2. Johannes
  3. Cornelis
  4. Pieter
  5. Hendrik
  6. Joannes
  7. Jacob
  8. Willem
  9. Gerrit
  10. Petrus
  11. Jacobus
  12. Jean
  13. Dirk
  14. John
  15. Klaas
  16. Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1755
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Johanna
  4. Marie
  5. Catharina
  6. Cornelia
  7. Elisabeth
  8. Joanna
  9. Grietje
  10. Neeltje
  11. Trijntje
  12. Aaltje
  13. Adriana
  14. Antje
  15. Jannetje
  16. Elizabeth

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1755
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • Regentes Anna (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1759 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • February 13 » Treaty of Giyanti signed by VOC, Pakubuwono III and Prince Mangkubumi. The treaty divides the Javanese kingdom of Mataram into 2: Sunanate of Surakarta and Sultanate of Yogyakarta.
  • April 15 » Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language is published in London.
  • June 16 » French and Indian War: The French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British, leading to the expulsion of the Acadians.
  • July 25 » British governor Charles Lawrence and the Nova Scotia Council order the deportation of the Acadians.
  • September 8 » French and Indian War: Battle of Lake George.
  • November 1 » In Portugal, Lisbon is totally devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing between 60,000 and 90,000 people.
Weather August 12, 1755

The temperature on August 12, 1755 was about 17.0 °C. Wind direction mainly north. Weather type: geheel betrokken regen.

Source: KNMI